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Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary.
Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.
George S. Patton
We've used up a lot of bullets. And we talk about stimulus. But the truth is, we're running a federal deficit that's 9 percent of GDP. That is stimulative as all get out. It's more stimulative than any policy we've followed since World War II.
Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets.
We live in a country where John Lennon takes eight bullets, Yoko Ono is walking right beside him and not one hits her. Explain that to me!
When I think of how things could have turned out, I feel as if I've dodged, not just bullets, but 6mm shells.
A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.
We're in a world where there's famine and hunger and people are dodging bullets and having their nails pulled out in dungeons so it's very hard for me to place any high value on the work that I do to write a song. Yeah, I work hard but compared to what?
Thoughts are the gun, words are the bullets, deeds are the target, the bulls-eye is heaven.
I think I have something valid to say. My words are my bullets. I like to brag that somehow I got it right.
My words are my bullets.
In America all too few blows are struck into flesh. We kill the spirit here, we are experts at that. We use psychic bullets and kill each other cell by cell.
There are always deadlines I have to meet. I don't let myself get too close to the deadlines, so it's not like I'm just sweating bullets or anything if the clock is ticking. I never let myself get in that situation.
Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest.
The ballot is stronger than bullets.
Joseph A. Schumpeter
But from each crime are born bullets that will one day seek out in you where the heart lies.
The Washington Bullets are changing their name. They don't want their team to be associated with crime. From now on, they'll just be known as the Bullets.
I am more afraid of alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy.
My last race was at Le Mans in 2000, my first race was in 1959, so I dodged a lot of bullets along the way, I can tell you that.
I like to say there's certain things you can't take back: One of them is 'I love you,' and one of them is bullets.
When we talk about protecting our right to have guns, we are talking about protecting our right to shoot bullets. So what is it that's so important to shoot at?
Jonathan Safran Foer
I only made $200 a week and I had to buy my own bullets.
It's easy to be quick on the draw when no one has got real bullets.
I have learned to love that which is meant to harm me, so that I can stand in the way of those who are less strong. I can take the bullets for those who aren't able to.
There is no great sport in having bullets flying about one in every direction, but I find they have less horror when among them than when in anticipation.
Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
Let's create a regime that makes sale of bullets to anybody not licensed to carry a gun illegal, makes resale illegal, micro-stamps bullets so they can be traced. No Second Amendment issues here. This would have a remarkable impact on both violence and the capacity to solve shooting crimes.
At 21, I discovered repression and injustice. The army would shoot students with real bullets.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
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